Ann Myers, Ed.D.

Ann Myers

Department: Educational Leadership
Rank, Program: 
Associate Professor and Program Director, Educational Leadership

Contact info:     
: 518-292-1718
Kahl Campus Center 346, Albany Campus

Degree Information:

  • Ed.D. Teachers’ College, Columbia University
  • M. A.  History/Social Studies, State University of New York at Albany
  • B. A. History/Social Studies, College of St. Rose

Professional Permanent NYS Certifications:

  • School District Administrator
  • School  Building Administrator
  • Social Studies, 7 – 12

Courses Taught:

  • EDL 715   Leadership: An Endeavor of Human Interaction
  • EDL 737   Field Experience III
  • EDL 743   Foundations of Inquiry III
  • EDL 744   Foundations f Inquiry IV
  • Dissertation advisement and committee participation


  • Leadership, executive coaching, courage, community, diversity, gender, school governance, and systems theory
  • Most recent publication: Gee, D, Hammond, J and Myers, A. The Right(Temporary) Fit. American School Boards Journal, July 2010

Previous work in education:

  • Faculty, Educational Administration Department, SUNY New Paltz
  • District Superintendent, Questar III BOCES
  • Teacher and Administrator in urban/rural/suburban districts in New York State


  • Founding chair, the New York State Association for Women in Administration (NYSAWA)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, the Capital District Association of Women in Administration
  • Cooperative Leadership Award, National School Development Council
  • Appreciation Award for Leadership, New York State Council of School Superintendents
  • Exemplary Support for Arts in Education Award,  the GE Fund, The Arts Center of the Capital Region and the Capital Area School Development Association 
  • Blogging for Leadership 360


  • Faculty mentor, Esteves School of Education
  • Member, DPT standards review committee
  • Co-chair, Esteves School of Education social committee
  • Previous Board of Trustees member
  • Founding director, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership
  • Honorary Board, STRIDE Inc, a not for profit agency providing disabled youth with recreational activities


  • Facilitator affiliated with the National Center for Courage and Renewal
  • Facilitator, Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Franklin Covey Leadership Institute
  • Facilitator, Strategic Planning, Cambridge Management Inc
  • Recipient of three grants from the Rainwater Charitable Trust


  • Spending time lakeside in the Adirondacks, walking her golden retriever, traveling, movies, and mysteries